Dr. Byrne presents "The Interplay Between Volcanism and Tectonism Across the Solar System" on Monday, March 2nd, at 2:30 PM in 541 Deike. Refreshments will be served.
William F. Hederman, Senior Adviser to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy, will give the talk "Lessons from the First Quadrennial Energy Review Important Trends, Challenges and Recommendations” on Wednesday March 4. More information: http://www.energy.psu.edu/energyoutreach/energyXchange.
Dr. Poulsen presents "Atmospheric Oxygen as an Agent of Climate Change on Geological Timescales" on Tuesday, March 3rd, at 4 PM in 022 Deike. A pre-talk Coffee & Cookies Speaker Reception will take place at 3:45 PM in the EMS Museum on the ground floor of Deike.
Dr. Elwood-Madden presents "Planetary Geochemistry: Applying Thermodynamics and Kinetics to Understand Geologic Environments and Processes" on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015, at 4 PM in 022 Deike. A pre-talk Coffee & Cookies Speaker Reception will take place at 3:45 PM in the EMS Museum on the ground floor of Deike. Dr. Elwood-Madden received her Ph.D. in Geochemistry from Virginia Tech and B.S. in Geology from the University of Illinois. She was also a Wigner Fellow at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Bill Syrett, senior lecturer in meteorology and manager of the Joel N. Myers Weather Center, on snowfall totals for The Conversation. See https://theconversation.com/where-do-those-snowfall-totals-on-the-nightly-news-come-from-37686.
VOICES of Our College: Earth and Mineral Sciences
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences celebrates its rich heritage and tradition of excellence through sharing the spoken words of the people who have influenced our history. The compelling accounts of their experiences, hopes, and visions for our future demonstrate the power of stories to engage us and spur us to actively participate in shaping the next generation of our graduates. Be inspired and entertained as you listen to the stories of both past and present people of EMS! You'll find audio files and view photographs of current students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. Discover how the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has built a community dedicated to teaching, research, and service, to industry and society. <<Listen to the VOICES of EMS>>
Penn State Faculty: The Experience of Online Teaching
The World Campus has produced a great video that features Penn State faculty (Sarma Pisupati, Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering) discussing their experience of online teaching. These faculty stories illustrate the variety of course types, instructional design models and levels of faculty engagement in World Campus courses. <<VIEW VIDEO>>
Penn State: Inspiring Researchers
In research, small breakthroughs can make big impacts . . . impacts that can save lives. Jim Adair and his team at Penn State are transforming the way we treat and detect cancer . . . <<VIEW VIDEO>>